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Vera Mikell Sodek (#46914014)
 member for 10 years, 3 months, 20 days
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Bio Photo I enjoy contributing to Find A Grave. It's a great way to create a permanent memorial of our family, friends and loved ones.

I will be happy to transfer memorials to a family member or friend. If you find mistakes or duplications, please let me know so I can correct them.

God Bless You All,

Please stop by and visit my Dad and Mom and leave flowers if you like.


By Thelma Greene Reagan

Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where other cried
For Loved Ones whose lives are stilled.

Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.

Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.

Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.

Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.

Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.

Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.

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Carol Hudson
RE: Memorial 70839779 Julia H Barber Smith
Hi Vera - Thank you so much!! You have done so much for me and you don't even know me. Your generosity is much appreciated.

I do not wish any transfers. I only wish to manage my close relatives and fortunately, I already do. My parents and grandparents. But, your offer is noted in case I later decide to take on that responsibility. I don't know how many memorials of my relatives you manage, but you have certainly photographed headstones for several of them.

Thanks again,

Added by Carol Hudson on Sep 15, 2017 10:09 AM
Carol Hudson
Memorial 70839779 Julia H Barber Smith
Hi Vera,

May I have your permission to use the photo you took of my cousin's headstone in my family tree? I really appreciate the hard work you have done for me and others like me who cannot. These photos, which I use in the Death and Burial section of my relative's profile page (not the profile photo) add a lot to otherwise barren pages of forms and statistics.

Thank you so much,

Carol Barber Hudson
Carol Barber Family Tree, Contributor number 48963249
Added by Carol Hudson on Aug 03, 2017 11:57 AM
thanks Vera!
Added by JoLinn on Jul 23, 2017 12:50 PM
Tom Reece
Samuel Harrell
Recent newspaper article regarding his marker. If you're interested I'll e-mail it to you.
Added by Tom Reece on Jun 29, 2017 5:53 AM
R. C. M.
6 missing Alachu Vet's
Thank you so much for finding pictures of the missing vet's.Have you contacted the Wall of Faces with the pictures so they can finish the wall? Thanks Again
Added by R. C. M. on Jun 08, 2017 9:48 PM
RE: Judie Lee Poleaux Gaudin Polopolus
you are very welcome!
Her name is not on the stone, but these are the cemetery records:

0022 --Cem:P1, --Section: 3, --Alley: LHS 24' from main aisle
Associated Names: Leinhard, Robert; Rooney, Virginia
Burialdate Name[Sex/Age]; Comments
05/27/1888 Hogan, Honoria Mccormack[F/65]
11/10/1902 Young, William J.[M/48]
07/17/1904 Young, Agnes Hogan[F/]
06/18/1908 Lienhard, Roberta La.[F/3 Months]
05/14/1912 Lienhard, Clementine Young
08/05/1927 Lienhard, Robert, Jr.[M/2 Days]
12/22/1975 Rooney, (Twin Boys)[M/Infant]
02/25/1988 Gaudin, Valeria[F/82]
02/25/1988 Polopolus, Judie Poleaux[F/54]
Best wishes,
Added by Clonegall on Jun 08, 2017 8:08 AM
Ed Hightower
Dr. Joseph Means Boring
Thank you for honoring my edit request.
Added by Ed Hightower on Apr 02, 2017 6:39 AM
Kyle Mason
John Bone
Thank you for the very kind transfer of the John Bone memorial 27360511.

Added by Kyle Mason on Mar 26, 2017 9:21 AM
RE: Ralph Jay Scrafford
You're most welcome. Glad he is remembered.
Added by JCPFinder on Mar 24, 2017 7:36 PM
Ralph Jay Scrafford #177703737
Dear Vera,
Ralph Jay Scrafford is buried in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. I'm willing to delete the page I created for him if you prefer to add the Cemetery information to your page. My page is above.
Added by JCPFinder on Mar 24, 2017 2:35 PM
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